Title: Inspector Hornleigh Summary: Inspector Hornleigh and his assistant Sergeant Bingham are called in to investigate a murder that involves the theft of government secrets. Directed by: Eugene Forde Actors: Gordon Harker, Alastair Sim, Miki Hood Production Company: Twentieth Century-Fox Productions Release Date: 14 August 1939 (UK) Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
When a landlady finds one of her tenants murdered, Inspector Hornleigh is sent to investigate. Hornleigh's assistant, Sergeant Bingham, soon finds an attaché case that had been stolen from the murdered man. When Hornleigh examines the case, inside it he finds a bag that was used to carry important government documents. The documents have been taken, and to make things even more confusing, a duplicate of the stolen bag soon turns up.